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» Call to Action: Support Community Efforts to Improve the Transition to Civilian Life for Women Veterans
Easter Seals released their white paper on August 3, 2015 at the National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL) summit in Seattle, Washington with a goal of forging relationships to develop community-based solutions to assist the hundreds of thousands of women veterans projected to transition out of the military within the next few years.
» GAO Report: Better Understanding Needed to Enhance Services to Veterans Readjusting to Civilian Life (September 10, 2014)
Over the next 6 years, over 1 million servicemembers are expected to leave the military. As was the case with past generations of veterans, the transition from military to civilian life can be challenging for post-9/11 veterans as well. Over the last several years, veterans' struggles to successfully readjust to civilian life have been the subject of numerous Congressional hearings. Providing support and services for transitioning veterans is a key issue facing the nation.